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A Good Trans Fat?

Behold the power of cheese: A naturally occurring trans-fat found in dairy may be good for you.

 

A Study in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that a diet high in the fat, called trans-palmitoleate,is associated with up to a 60 percent reduced risk of type 2 diabetes. Researchers speculate that trans-palmitoleate may turn off liver’s production of fat and improve glucose handling by muscle cells.

 

Try for two to three daily servings of dairy that has some fat.

 

May 2011 menshealth20front20small

Stop the Yo-Yo

Yo-yo dieting (lose 5, gain 8, lose 3, repeat) isn’t only frustrating, but it may also cause changes in your brain that prime you to eat more when you’re stressed, a new rodent study from the University of Pennsylvania reports.

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Caloric Guidelines

GENERAL NUTRITIONAL GUIDELINES

FOR PERFORMANCE ATHLETES

TO LOSE WEIGHT/BODY FAT

 

 

8-10 CALORIES X BODY WEIGHT (   LBS.) = ________

*start with 10 calories and adjust down if necessary                           (Total # of calories per day)

__________ X   .40 = __________(Total # of calories of Protein per day)

(Total cal/day)

__________ X   .45 = __________(Total # of calories of Carbohydrates per day)

(Total cal/day)

__________ X   .15 = __________(Total # of calories of Fat per day)

(Total cal/day)

                     __________

                         100%

Total # of calories of Protein per day ______/4 (1g of Protein = 4 calories) =

              Total # of Grams of Protein per day __________

Total # of calories of Carbohydrate per day ______/4 (1g of Protein = 4 calories) =

              Total # of Grams of Carbohydrate per day __________

Total # of calories of Fat per day ______/9 (1g of Protein = 9 calories) =

              Total # of Grams of Fat per day __________

MEAL PLANNING

* Divide the total # grams of “Protein, Carb and Fat

evenly into 5 meals throughout the day

 

** Per Meal Nutrient Breakdown

______ grams of Protein per meal

______ grams of Carbohydrate per meal

______ grams of Fat per meal

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